Al-Kuwari and Duffy finish a close second despite setbacks in Quatar!

February 24, 2014 by Andy Walsh  

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Al Kuwari and Duffy celebrate at the finish line!

Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah is used to driving under pressure, but he and Italian co-driver Giovanni Bernacchini were pushed all the way to the finish of a thrilling Qatar International Rally, the opening round of the 2014 Middle East Rally Championships, by fellow countryman Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari on Friday and Saturday last. Separated by just 5.5... [Read more...]

Duffy’s Delight Down Under!

September 20, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

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Al-Kauwari & Duffy- looking good for championship honours!

Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari and Killian Duffy were victorious in the WRC 2 class of Rally Australia and have moved to the top of the FIA championship standings. The Qatari and Mayo partnership that rally the Seashore backed Ford Fiesta RRC, began Sunday’s last leg of the four day event with a comfortable 1min 13sec lead over Ukrainian, Yuriy Protasov. They... [Read more...]

UPS AND DOWNS FOR MAYO PAIR AT RALLY JORDAN

May 14, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

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This image of Al-Shamsi and HIggins has gone viral, unsurprisingly!

Kiltimagh co-driver John Higgins had a narrow escape at the Jordan Rally, on Friday last. The Subaru Impreza, in which he was competing in with United Arab Emirates driver, Majed al-Shamsi, slid off a cliff face into a ravine. It fell over 20ft and landed on its roof. Despite the mishap, Higgins said: “We were both fine. We came to a loose sharp left... [Read more...]

Duffy survives last minute scare to win on Argentine debut

May 6, 2013 by Andy Walsh  

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Flying High- Al-Kuwari & Duffy on their way to another WRC2 win!

Killian Duffy and Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari were fastest on 8 of 10 stages and took a commanding lead of over 10 minutes into Saturday’s final leg of the WRC 2 category of Rally Argentina. With such an advantage over the rest of the field, the biggest challenge facing the pair was avoiding the hazards that had caught out so many of their WRC 2 rivals. “We... [Read more...]